You have crash-landed on an alien ocean world, and the only way to go is down. Descend into the depths of a vast underwater world filled with wonder and peril. Craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore lush coral reefs, volcanoes, cave systems, and more - all while trying to survive.
Subnautica's oceans range from sun drenched shallow coral reefs to treacherous deep-sea trenches, lava fields, and bio-luminescent underwater rivers. Manage your oxygen supply as you explore kelp forests, plateaus, reefs, and winding cave systems. The water teems with life: some of it helpful, much of it harmful.
Warm, sunny reefs, frolicking fish and bright coral leading off into rolling sand. Your first step into the world of Subnautica.
Rich red grass, towering rock pillars and giant, gentle reefbacks. The Grassy Plateaus hide both secrets and dangers.
The world of Subnautica is huge and varied. There's a great deal more to see and explore.
You have crash landed in your Life Pod and the clock is ticking to find water, food, and to develop the equipment you need to survive and explore. Collect resources from the ocean around you. Craft knives, lights, diving gear, and personal water craft. Venture deeper and further to find rarer resources, allowing you to craft more advanced items.
Explore the world and scan scattered fragments from the wrecked Aurora to unlock new blueprints and technologies that you'll need in order to survive and explore further.
Craft Submarines to help you explore. Modify and improve them to go deeper and further, carry more gear or run more efficiently.
Use your base to store resources, park vehicles, and replenish oxygen supplies as you explore the vast ocean. Choose layouts and components, and manage hull-integrity as depth and pressure increase.
The core of your base. Fill it with machines and customize with windows and decorations.
Connect rooms to expand your base.
Dock and customize your Seamoth or PRAWN.
Sit, relax and watch the world go by.
The ocean teems with life; strange and wonderful sea creatures abound, but beware! Not all of them are friendly. Use the ecosystem to help you. Lure and distract a threatening creature with a fresh fish, or simply swim as fast as you can to avoid the gnashing jaws of roaming predators.
A fast prey fish encountered in large schools in shallow waters. With its large, side-mounted eyes it is well-adapted to regonize and flee its many predators. Also rich in protein.
A streamline predator with developed intelligence and strength. Encountered in the kelp forests, in wait of prey leaving the safety of the shallows.
Giant social creatures, often seen traveling in small pods. Their huge, chitinous upper plates are host to a variety of marine life.
A slow-moving lifeform capable of filling the water with a poisonous and corrosive compound capable of dissolving even synthetic fibers.
What happened to this planet? Signs abound that something is not right. What caused you to crash? What are the mysterious structures scattered around the ocean? Can you find a way to make it off the planet alive?
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